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Re: dynamic_library_path on Win32

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Thomas Hallgren" <thhal(at)mailblocks(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: dynamic_library_path on Win32
Date: 2004-05-29 15:20:56
Message-ID: 20223.1085844056@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Thomas Hallgren" <thhal(at)mailblocks(dot)com> writes:
> I'm using CVS HEAD in a windows environment. I'm trying to start the
> postmaster using "postmaster -c dynamic_library_path=C:/foo/bar". It starts
> just fine, then, when I ask it to load a module, an error is generating
> stating:

> ERROR: component in parameter "dynamic_library_path" is not an absolute path

> I added a trace to find out what it thinks the path is. It prints "C".
> Obviously it treats ':' as a path separator somewhere.

Yeah.  dynamic_library_path follows the universal Unix convention that
search path components are separated by ':'.  Is there any equivalent
convention in Windows?

			regards, tom lane

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